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Name  Olin Kreutz
Born  6/9/1977
Height  6-2
Weight  292
College  Washington
4/20/2010 2:05:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Kreutz (heel) expects to be ready for training camp in July.
Insight: Kreutz had surgery to remove bone spurs from his Achilles in January. He has made 118 consecutive starts, and should be able to continue his streak in Week 1. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/23/2010 1:35:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Sun Times reports Kreutz's agent said he is "way ahead of schedule" in his recovery from surgery to repair his Achilles' tendon.
Insight: Kreutz had reportedly played with a bone spur in his heal for the past two seasons, so being 100% again could lead to improvement in his play. (SportsBuff.com)
 
1/28/2010 10:27:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Kreutz will undergo surgery on Thursday on his Achilles tendon.
Insight: The tendon is reportedly damaged but not torn, and could be part of the cause of Kreutz's decline over the last couple seasons. He is looking at a four-to-six month recovery time, which should have him ready to go for the start of training camp. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/24/2009 10:59:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Sun Times speculates that this could be Kreutz's last season with the Bears.
Insight: Kreutz is a six-time Pro Bowler, but is in decline and has taken a lot of blame for the poor play of the Bears' offensive line this season. (SportsBuff.com)